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Description - Keyboard Interpretation from the Fourteenth to the Nineteenth Century by Howard Ferguson

This standard work is an introduction to the interpretation of keyboard music from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century. Dr Ferguson provides information about the instruments themselves, and discusses this vast, fascinating, and ever-changing subject under the headings: musical types and forms, tempo, phrasing and articulation, fingering, rhythmic conventions, the 'tones' or modes, ornamentation, pianists' problems, and editors' problems. It is a clear, detailed, and practical guide to authenticity in performance which all keyboard players wil find indispensable. This reissue incorporates an updated list of modern editions and a completely revised bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780193184190
ISBN-10: 0193184192
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 151mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jul-1975
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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